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The Bump Track

Connelly Road, Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Steep beginning for ultimate reward

The first 1.5km is steep. After that it is undulating for the remaining 3.5km. You cross one creek... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Scott L
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Steep climb with rewarding views

I started the track from Connolly Road, which is accessed from Captain Cook Highway, then Mowbray... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
Totoleterrible
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4 days ago
“Steep beginning for ultimate reward”
16 Jan 2017
“Steep climb with rewarding views”
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Connelly Road, Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The first 1.5km is steep. After that it is undulating for the remaining 3.5km. You cross one creek - hopping from stone to stone (not difficult). There is a side walk off to a waterfall that is marked with pink ties. We didn’t take that...More

Thank Scott L
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

I started the track from Connolly Road, which is accessed from Captain Cook Highway, then Mowbray River Road. The start of the track from this end is well indicated. The track runs from Connolly Road to Black Mountain Road for 6 kilometres, so the return...More

2  Thank Totoleterrible
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

I walk the Bump Track every week from Connelly Road in the Mowbray River valley to Robbins Creek. The first part, as far as the Landing, is a heart-pumping slog up, up and further up. But the good thing is it's mostly shaded by the...More

3  Thank Jane C
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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

What a view. What a workout! It's totally worth it. This amazing mountain bike trail is challenging and rewarding at the same time. Take lots of water!

Thank mrtravelalot777
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Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Staying in Port Douglas we were looking for a different walk from the normal beach. Found the Bump Track with its interesting history of buffalo carts, off the beaten track past the Big4 Campsite. We saw a number of fitness fanatics who ran down the...More

Thank Julian009
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Reviewed 20 January 2015

A direct uphill old track once the only overpass from beach to hinterland many years ago.Locals use it -mountain bikers, walkers and joggers. A direct uphill slogg not for the weak hearted but well worth the trek for amazing view.

Thank mishell2015
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Reviewed 8 January 2015

Good workout well worth the effort. The view out-weighs the pain. you will probably need to ask a local how to get there as it is a bit tricky

Thank COTTAGELODGE1
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Reviewed 6 January 2015

This is a great climb - certainly felt it in the legs, but the top is only half an hour away and the view sensational! Well worth it.

Thank flipperPerth
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Reviewed 12 September 2014

The Bump Track is a popular trail near Port Douglas. It is an historic trail, being first used by the local Aborigines. It was then used as the link between Port Douglas and the hinterland. Everything had to be taken by bullock wagons up the...More

14  Thank Colin D
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